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Books for children from around the world.

From University of California Libraries (list), the University of Florida's "Literature for Children" Collection, the National Yiddish Book Center, the New York Public Library, International Children's Digital Library, and other libraries.

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Children -- Conduct of life
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otis, james, 1848-1912
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ellis, edward sylvester, 1840-1916
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abbott, jacob, 1803-1879
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hughs, mrs. (mary)
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Mar 5, 2015
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King Winter, the embodiment of the Christmas Spirit, leaves his palace of snow to bring winter to the land and reward obedient children with holiday sweets. You can also read a copy of 'King Winter' by going to the International Children's Digital Library , a joint project of the Internet Archive and University Of Maryland.
Children's Library
Jan 24, 2015 Lee Stanfield, Author and Alison Jeffs, Illustrator
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A Book Of Sorts is very timely in its focus and message,  w ith a humorous, whimsical delivery. A rhyming tale, it presents assorted colorful and uniquely original beings facing challenges brought about by their differences, and the effects  of their actions on their habitat and health. If they are to survive, they must learn tolerance and cooperation. The book contains abundant humor for adults and children, and its large colorful illustrations make it very appealing, even to children who...
Topics: children's book, values, rhyming, environment, tolerance, cooperation
Children's Library
Dec 6, 2014 M.B. De Monvel
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Twenty-six famous fables written by Lafontaine. Even if you do not know French you will recognize the story about the hare and the tortoise. You can also read a copy of 'La Fontaine: Fables Choisies Pour Les Enfants' by going to the International Children's Digital Library , a joint project of the Internet Archive and University Of Maryland.
Children's Library
Dec 6, 2014
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A simple illustrated book used to help young children learn how to speak in German by teaching words and phrases. You can also read a copy of 'My Very First Little German Book' by going to the International Children's Digital Library , a joint project of the Internet Archive and University Of Maryland.
Children's Library
Nov 18, 2013 A. Lavas Lead
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Feebee Mcgee on Planet ABC is an ABC storybook full of surprises, and 26 fun aliens that resemble letters. Feebee Mcgee is a little girl who goes on big adventures in her Triple T -- her terrific transformable train! In this story, Feebee travels to Planet ABC to visit her friends Yargle and Zankadroid, but things don't go exactly as planned. With her robo-camera, Feebee takes pictures of the many strange and silly aliens she sees, hoping one of them can help find her friends before she has to...
Topics: abc, alphabet, toddler, children, learning, words
Children's Library
Oct 23, 2013
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A general natural science book for children in the form of ten dialogues between Uncle and his ten-year-old nephew. You can also read a copy of 'Enon Opetuksia Luonnon Asioist' by going to the International Children's Digital Library , a joint project of the Internet Archive and University Of Maryland.
Children's Library
Aug 22, 2009 Johann David Wyss
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The family has been on the island for a whole year now but keeps up a very positive and optimistic attitude. You learn how they skillfully make use of the gifts of nature. The boys have some adventure with different types of frightening animals. You can also read a copy of 'Der Schweizersche Robinson Oder Der Schiffbruchige (Vol. 3)' by going to the International Children's Digital Library , a joint project of the Internet Archive and University Of Maryland.
Children's Library
Aug 22, 2009 Johann David Wyss
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Ten years have passed since the family landed on the island and they have created their own "New Switzerland". You can also read a copy of 'Der Schweizersche Robinson Oder Der Schiffbruchige (Vol. 4)' by going to the International Children's Digital Library , a joint project of the Internet Archive and University Of Maryland.
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Aug 22, 2009 Johann David Wyss
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The pastor's family continues to domesticate the island and tame it's animals with incredible resourcefulness and inexhaustible knowledge of how to use the island's resources to create their own civilization. You can also read a copy of 'Der Schweizersche Robinson Oder Der Schiffbruchige (Vol. 2)' by going to the International Children's Digital Library , a joint project of the Internet Archive and University Of Maryland.
Children's Library
Aug 22, 2009 Johann David Wyss
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A Swiss pastor, his wife, and four sons are the only ones left on the ship after a storm has crashed against a rock, and they manage to reach land. They make themselves at home on a beautiful island. Together they easily overcome the daily challenges of their new life. The boys discover an amazing array of new plants and animals (who usually don't live together in the same region of the world), and have lots of discussions about Christian moral and virtue with their father. You can also read a...
Children's Library
Aug 22, 2009
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The history of New Zealand, starting from the early Maori settlers to when New Zealand becomes a British Colony. You can also read a copy of 'Whitcombe's Pictorial Story Of New Zealand' by going to the International Children's Digital Library , a joint project of the Internet Archive and University Of Maryland.
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Children's Library
Aug 22, 2009 Tea
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This book is about the life and friends of a young girl who lives in a Swedish speaking community in Finland at the end of the 19th century. You can also read a copy of 'I Utvecklingstid - Berattelse Om Flickor' by going to the International Children's Digital Library , a joint project of the Internet Archive and University Of Maryland.
Children's Library
Aug 22, 2009 Zacharias Topelius
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This collection of short fairy tales includes: The Weathercock, Refanut, Peter the Carver and the Dummy, William Sellsing and his Cat, The Swallow from Egypt, A Fairy Tale of Giants and King Autio. You can also read a copy of 'Sagor - Forsta Samlingen' by going to the International Children's Digital Library , a joint project of the Internet Archive and University Of Maryland.
Translated title "ZigZag Travels, or the vacations in Switzerland of a boarding school." You can also read a copy of 'Voyages En Zigzag' by going to the International Children's Digital Library , a joint project of the Internet Archive and University Of Maryland.
Children's Library
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A collection of over twenty Norwegian folk tales and fairy tales including: Reynard and the Cock, The Giant Who Had No Heart in his Body, and Why the Sea is Salt. You can also read a copy of 'East O'The Sun And West O'The Moon: With Other Norwegian Folk Tales' by going to the International Children's Digital Library , a joint project of the Internet Archive and University Of Maryland.
Children's Library
Aug 22, 2009 Jane Taylor:::Ann Taylor
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A book of religious poems about different lessons that children learn. You can also read a copy of 'Little Ann And Other Poems' by going to the International Children's Digital Library , a joint project of the Internet Archive and University Of Maryland.
Children's Library
Aug 22, 2009 Vivian Lee
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This illustrated and informative book gives an overview of the many historical sites in Singapore. You can also read a copy of 'Sights And Scenes' by going to the International Children's Digital Library , a joint project of the Internet Archive and University Of Maryland.
Children's Library
Aug 22, 2009 Johanna Spyri
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Johanna Spyri's classic story of five-year old Heidi, an orphan sent to live with her grumpy grandfather in the Swiss Alps. Sweet-natured Heidi soon wins her grandfather's heart and makes friends with the lively young goat herder, Peter. Her newfound happiness ends quickly, however, when Heidi's aunt, Dete, takes her off to the city of Frankfurt to be a companion to Clara, a handicapped child. Finally Heidi is restored to her Alpine home and is exuberantly happy when she learns that Clara will...
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Aug 22, 2009
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A collection of Finnish folktales. You can also read a copy of 'Suomen Kansan Satuja Ja Tarinoita 1' by going to the International Children's Digital Library , a joint project of the Internet Archive and University Of Maryland.
Children's Library
Aug 22, 2009 Alli Nissinen
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A collection of fairy tales, poems, stories, and riddles. You can also read a copy of 'Palleroisille Iloksi / 4. Kirja' by going to the International Children's Digital Library , a joint project of the Internet Archive and University Of Maryland.
Children's Library
Aug 22, 2009 William Nicholson
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A picture book of British animals explained in rhyme. You can also read a copy of 'The Square Book Of Animals' by going to the International Children's Digital Library , a joint project of the Internet Archive and University Of Maryland.
Children's Library
Aug 22, 2009 Peter Newell
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This picture book filled with rhyming poetry tells a story of all the mishaps that can occur when things are on a slant. You can also read a copy of 'The Slant Book' by going to the International Children's Digital Library , a joint project of the Internet Archive and University Of Maryland.
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Aug 22, 2009 E. Nesbit
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Five children discover a Psammead, a wish-granting sand-fairy, when they move to the countryside of Britain. You can also read a copy of 'Five Children And It' by going to the International Children's Digital Library , a joint project of the Internet Archive and University Of Maryland.
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Children's Library
Aug 22, 2009 Clement Moore
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A Christmas poem describing Santa's visit on Christmas Eve. You can also read a copy of 'A Visit From Santa Claus' by going to the International Children's Digital Library , a joint project of the Internet Archive and University Of Maryland.
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Aug 21, 2009 Charles Lamb
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A collection of Greek myth adventure tales about the life of Ulysses and his encounters with strange and unusual creatures. You can also read a copy of 'The Adventures Of Ulysses' by going to the International Children's Digital Library , a joint project of the Internet Archive and University Of Maryland.
Children's Library
Aug 21, 2009 G.A. Henty
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A historical fiction story based on the uprising of the commoners in London during the late 14th and early 15th centuries. You can also read a copy of 'A March On London' by going to the International Children's Digital Library , a joint project of the Internet Archive and University Of Maryland.
Children's Library
Aug 21, 2009 William Elliot Griffis
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A collection of over twenty Dutch fairy tales including: The Entangled Mermaid, The Princess with Twenty Petticoats, and Why the Stork Loves Holland. You can also read a copy of 'Dutch Fairy Tales For Young Folks' by going to the International Children's Digital Library , a joint project of the Internet Archive and University Of Maryland.
Children's Library
Aug 21, 2009 William Elliot Griffis
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A collection of twenty-five Welsh fairy tales including: King Arthur's Cave, Welsh Rabbit and Hunted Hare, and The Golden Harp. You can also read a copy of 'Welsh Fairy Tales' by going to the International Children's Digital Library , a joint project of the Internet Archive and University Of Maryland.
Children's Library
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You can also read a copy of 'Collection De Cent-Cinquante Gravures Des Voyages Et Aventures Surprenantes De Robinson Crusoe' by going to the International Children's Digital Library , a joint project of the Internet Archive and University Of Maryland.
Children's Library
Aug 21, 2009 Walter Crane
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A picture book containing the following stories for children: Sing a Song of Sixpence, Prince Belle-Etoile, and An Alphabet of Old Friends. You can also read a copy of 'The Song Of Sixpence Pocket Book' by going to the International Children's Digital Library , a joint project of the Internet Archive and University Of Maryland.
Children's Library
Aug 21, 2009 Wilhelm Corrodi
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Fifty illustrated fables and nursery rhymes about animals, families, seasons, night and day, public holidays and some objects of daily usage. They are intended to help children develop an ethnic understanding and awareness. You can also read a copy of '50 Fabeln Und Bilder Aus Der Jugendwelt' by going to the International Children's Digital Library , a joint project of the Internet Archive and University Of Maryland.
Children's Library
Aug 21, 2009
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Four bittersweet Celtic folk tales retold for children. You can also read a copy of 'Celtic Tales' by going to the International Children's Digital Library , a joint project of the Internet Archive and University Of Maryland.
Children's Library
Aug 21, 2009 Lewis Carroll
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Alice is about to pick daisies when a white rabbit approaches her, but this rabbit is not like any other rabbit she has seen. Her curious nature forces her to follow the rabbit for a wonderful adventure. You can also read a copy of 'Alice In Wonderland' by going to the International Children's Digital Library , a joint project of the Internet Archive and University Of Maryland.
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Mar 3, 2009 Dulaure, J.-A. (Jacques-Antoine), 1755-1835
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Each volume published separately, under its special title, in 1805. cf. Bibl. nat., Cat. gén
Topics: Religion, Fetishism, Phallicism
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
Feb 25, 2009 Dulaure, J.-A. (Jacques-Antoine), 1755-1835
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Each volume published separately, under its special title, in 1805. cf. Bibl. nat., Cat. gén
Topics: Religion, Fetishism, Phallicism
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
Dec 2, 2008 McGroarty, John Steven, 1862-1944
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Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
Oct 24, 2008 Burlingham, Cynthia, 1955-; Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts; University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
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"This catalogue was published in conjunction with an exhibition held at UCLA at the Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center, Los Angeles, April 16 through June 29, 1997"--Verso t.p
Topics: Illustrated children's books, Illustrated children's books
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
Oct 24, 2008 Naiditch, P. G; University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections
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"An exhibition in the University Research Library, January 2-March 31, 1996" -- T.p. verso
Topics: Housman, A. E. (Alfred Edward), 1859-1936, Housman, A. E. (Alfred Edward), 1859-1936, CHR 1996
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
Oct 24, 2008 Immel, Andrea; University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
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Catalog of an exhibition held at the University Research Library
Topics: Cotsen, Lloyd E, University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections,...
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
Oct 24, 2008 Lowry, Martin
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Manuzio, Paolo, 1512-1574, Printers, Publishers and publishing, Counter-Reformation
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
Oct 24, 2008 Apostol, Jane; Sahak, Judy Harvey; Luckenbill, Dan
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [40]-47)
Topics: Percival, Olive, 1869-1945, Women book collectors
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
Oct 20, 2008 Naiditch, P. G; University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
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Contains bibliographical references
Topics: Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946, Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946, University of...
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
Oct 20, 2008 Davis, James G. (James Gordon), 1935-2000; Immel, Andrea; University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections; California International Antiquarian Book Fair in (27th : (1994 : Los Angeles, Calif.)
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"Compiled by James Davis and Andrea Immel" -- p. [48]
Topics: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections, Children's literature
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
Oct 20, 2008 Luckenbill, Dan; University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
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Bibliography: p. 14
Topic: Mexican Americans
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
Oct 20, 2008 University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections; Wolf, A. (Abraham), 1876-1948; Internationaal Antiquariaat (Menno Hertzberger & Co.)
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"Edition of one hundred copies"--Colophon
Topics: Spinoza, Benedictus de, 1632-1677, University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special...
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
Oct 20, 2008 Buckler, Caroline; Calder, William M. (William Musgrave), 1932-; Huss, Bernhard
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Friedländer, Paul, 1882-1968, Wilamowitz-Moellendorff, Ulrich von, 1848-1931
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
Oct 20, 2008 J. Paul Getty Museum; University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
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19 additional p. of plates included in pagination
Topics: Bible, Bible, Illumination of books and manuscripts, Rare books
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
Oct 20, 2008 Gullans, Charles B; Espey, John Jenkins, 1913-
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Armstrong, Margaret, 1867-1944, University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special...
New York Public Library
Apr 5, 2008 Caffin, Charles Henry, 1854-1918
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Topic: Painting -- Study and teaching
New York Public Library
Apr 5, 2008 Hurll, Estelle M. (Estelle May), 1863-1924
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Bibliography, p. 135-138
Topic: Art -- Study and teaching
California Digital Library
Nov 27, 2007 Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919; Denslow, W. W. (William Wallace), 1856-1915
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Publisher's green and red illustrated cloth over boards; illustrated endpapers. Plate detached
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Topics: Adventure and adventurers, Wizards
New York Public Library
Nov 6, 2007 Brooks, Elbridge Streeter, 1846-1902
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Topics: Historic buildings -- United States, United States -- Description and travel
New York Public Library
Nov 2, 2007 Wilson, James Grant, 1832-1914; Fiske, John, 1842-1901
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Topics: Biography, America -- Biography, United States -- Biography
New York Public Library
Oct 12, 2007 Edgeworth, Richard Lovell, 1744-1817
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Topic: Poetry
New York Public Library
Oct 12, 2007 American Study School Union
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New York Public Library
Oct 12, 2007
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New York Public Library
Oct 11, 2007 Clarke, Mary Cowden, 1809-1898
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New York Public Library
Oct 11, 2007 Ellis, Sarah Stickney, 1812-1872
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New York Public Library
Oct 11, 2007 Humphreys, Mary Gay, d. 1915; McClure, Phillips & Co. pbl
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New York Public Library
Oct 11, 2007 Hughs, Mrs. (Mary); Lindsay & Blakiston. pbl
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Topic: Children's stories, English
New York Public Library
Oct 11, 2007 Kingston, William Henry Giles, 1814-1880
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Topic: Children's stories, English
New York Public Library
Oct 11, 2007 Ellis, Edward Sylvester, 1840-1916
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New York Public Library
Oct 11, 2007 American Sunday-School Union
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Topic: Gift books
New York Public Library
Oct 11, 2007 American Sunday-School Union
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Topic: Sunday school literature
New York Public Library
Oct 11, 2007 Johnston, Annie F. (Annie Fellows), 1863-1931
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New York Public Library
Oct 11, 2007 Johnston, Annie F. (Annie Fellows), 1863-1931
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New York Public Library
Oct 11, 2007 Johnson, Clifton, 1865-1940, ed; Bassett, Mary R; Hammell, Will
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Topic: Children's poetry
New York Public Library
Oct 11, 2007 Embury, Emma C. (Emma Catherine), 1806-1863
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Topic: Fairy tales
New York Public Library
Oct 10, 2007 Johnston, Annie F. (Annie Fellows), 1863-1931
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Topic: Children's stories, American
New York Public Library
Oct 10, 2007 Kingston, William Henry Giles, 1814-1880
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Topic: West (U.S.) -- Description and travel
New York Public Library
Oct 10, 2007 Johnston, Annie F. (Annie Fellows), 1863-1931
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New York Public Library
Oct 9, 2007 Johnston, Annie F. (Annie Fellows), 1863-1931
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New York Public Library
Oct 9, 2007 Edgeworth, Maria, 1767-1849
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Topic: Children's stories, English
New York Public Library
Oct 9, 2007 Kidder, Daniel P. (Daniel Parish), 1815-1891
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